A (Super) Heroic Vision of Leader Self.

  title={A (Super) Heroic Vision of Leader Self.},
  author={G. B. Linn},
  journal={The Journal of Leadership Education},
  • G. B. Linn
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Leadership Education
This study leads the reader on a learning journey with the heroic metaphors derived from heroic myths of today’s pop culture to the views shared by aspiring administrators. Viewing the students’ leadership vision of self as hero provided insight to guiding students in their personal leadership journey. By naming and describing self as hero, future administrators examined and then revised their own mental models for leadership by translating pop culture characters from Spiderman to McGyver to… Expand
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